now i know what you are thinking, how can The Rock have had an influence on MMA? well i'll tell you. we always see people throwing elbow's to grounded opponents; a technique founded by none other than a Mr. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. the elbow we see is just a more finished version of the famed "People's Elbow". don't believe me? well here is an example of a fighter who chose not to change the People's Elbow, but rather use it in it's entirety: Exhibit A
another example of The Rock's influence on our beloved sport is illustrating the key to defeating Lesnar. at a glance, one may think Brock is invincible quite like the Incredible Hulk. but, if one saw the contest between Lesnar and The Rok, they would know that the Rock found the chink in Lesnar's armor before anyone else (you're welcome Frank Mir):
to truly prove how The Rock has shaped MMA, i give to you Travis Fulton. Fulton is a legend in our sport, and he learned everything he knows from The Rock. The Rock's teachings can best be seen in Fulton's fight against Jeremy Bullock.
Exhibit C:Fulton doing what The Rock taught him
and for my last piece of evidence, look at Kieth Hackney. who can forget his infamous fight with Joe Son. well, at a first glance it would seem like Hackney was just going for a cheap shot out ofpanic. however, if one looks closer, one would realize that it was a specific technique taught to him by The Rock